Unless you have a special hobby, The smell of salty blood is always frightening. Generally speaking, No one will take the initiative to suck blood, Unless it comes from the mouth itself, For example, the gums are bleeding. Especially when kissing a lover, If you suddenly taste blood, It must be very damaging. Gum bleeding is a very common dental symptom, not so much a disease as a danger signal from the body. In fact, many diseases can cause gum bleeding. From the most common gingivitis to life-threatening leukemia, gum bleeding can occur. What caused the bleeding? There are many reasons for gum bleeding, Most of the time it is caused by gingivitis or periodontitis. Inflammatory reaction caused by bacterial infection of gums, Local vasodilation and hyperemia. Once the gums are inevitably subjected to mechanical stimulation, For example, when eating or brushing your teeth, It could cause blood vessels to rupture and bleed. But don’t worry, The bleeding is self-limiting, That is, bleeding can stop on its own. Of course, this self-limitation is not a shield to give up treatment. Nor is it an excuse for procrastinators, Over time, Gingival infections are getting worse, Symptoms of gingival bleeding will persist or even become more serious. So, All risk factors for gingival and periodontal diseases may increase the risk of gingival bleeding. For example, poor oral hygiene habits, poor dentures, smoking, alcohol abuse and pregnancy may all lead to gingival bleeding. Acute trauma, For example, gum bleeding may occur after trauma, periodontal surgery and tooth extraction. Excessive brushing force and wrong floss are also some causes of gum bleeding. Long-term use of certain drugs, It may cause gingival swelling and hyperplasia. For example, antihypertensive drugs (such as nifedipine and felodipine), Antiepileptic drugs (phenytoin sodium, etc.), There are also some chemotherapy drugs (cyclosporine). Sometimes, It’s a danger sign and a cause of bleeding gums, Although it is only a small part, But it is very important-gum bleeding caused by systemic diseases. Many people only pay attention to gum bleeding itself. And ignore the hidden danger lurking behind. Leukemia, hemophilia, serious liver disease, serious nutritional deficiency, diabetes will lead to the disorder of individual coagulation mechanism, and at this time the patient’s resistance to bacteria is weaker, manifested in the oral cavity is easier to stimulate gingival inflammation, leading to bleeding, this bleeding will be more difficult to stop. Bleeding, how to do? Excluding other reasons, The treatment for gingival bleeding caused by gingivitis and periodontitis is simple, Conventional tooth washing can better control bleeding. If it is gum bleeding caused by trauma, Especially persistent bleeding, It is strongly recommended to see a doctor in time. If it is due to local short-term bleeding after the operation, There is no need to worry too much, Reducing local disturbances, When it recovers. If it is a side effect caused by taking drugs, It should be put forward to the attending physician in time, Request to replace a more suitable drug as appropriate. Gingival bleeding due to systemic diseases, It should be actively treated, Assisted local oral treatment. Prevention is better than treatment 1. In order to keep gums healthy, Even healthy people should visit the dentist every six months, And refer to the dentist’s advice. 2. Although wrong oral care can lead to gum bleeding, But never stop brushing your teeth because your gums bleed when brushing your teeth. The correct approach is, Choose a toothbrush with appropriate bristle hardness, Adopt the correct brushing method, Brush your teeth at least twice a day. 3. Use floss to remove food residues and plaque between your teeth. 4. Stay away from tobacco. Reasonable diet. Ensure balanced nutrition intake, paying special attention to the acquisition of vitamin C and K. 5. When serious gum bleeding occurs and bleeding persists, people should pay attention to the whole body health problems. It is very necessary to do a screening for systemic diseases at this time.